Tag: drag racing

State Trooper Crashes Baltimore Co. Street Race, Stops Driver at Start Line

A Chevrolet Corvette found at the start line. Photo via Maryland State Police.

Last night, dozens turned out for a good old-fashioned Sunday evening drag race in Essex. Unfortunately for the crowd that gathered, some of the supped-up cars heading there were a dead giveaway before it even started.

State Installs New Signs to Remind I-70 Drag Racers They’re Being Watched

Surveillance cameras, via Wikimedia Commons

A new attempt by Maryland authorities to fend off illegal street racing in Baltimore County doesn’t involve any new advanced technology. Rather, it employs the centuries-old advent of the road sign.